Chirps from Center Ice

A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins

GAMEDAY: vs. Syracuse 1/25

vs.     syr14_200

Home Game: 20

AHL Game: 610

Who: Syracuse Crunch

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Media Kit

Last Game: Saturday at home against Hershey, the Pens won 5-1. Ryan Haggerty scored two goals. For Syracuse, the Crunch were shutout at home by the Utica Comets 4-0.

Last Meeting: January 16 in Syracuse, the Crunch won 4-1. Carter Rowney scored for the Penguins, Adam Wilcox stopped 31 shots for the Crunch in goal.

Record: For WBS: 30-9-3-0 (63 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For SYR: 20-12-3-5 (48 pts., 1st place North Division)

Why you should care: Penguins host the North Division leading Crunch in a midweek affair. Call this a trap game for the Penguins here. It’s a sleepy midweek January home game against an opponent who is coming off getting shutout by its biggest rival.

Referee(s): Ben Moser / Michael Mullen

Linesmen: Matt McNulty / Jason Mandroc

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @SyracuseCrunch

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /syracusecrunch

Instagram: wbspenguins / officialsyracusecrunch

Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @syrhockey

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For SYR: Dan D’Uva @Dan_DUva

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @CrunchSyracuse

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Syracuse: ESPN Radio Central New York

Television: AHL Live

Promotion(s): PA Lottery Giveaway (fans 18 and older)

Other Game to Watch: The Binghamton Senators are slowly edging their way towards playoff contention and travel tonight to Allentown to take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Next Five Games: @ UTI 1/27, @ BNG 1/28, STJ 2/3, LV 2/4, vs. STJ 2/8

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